Men's Basketball freep.com —  State is ranked 12th on Eamonn Brennan's Revised Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2015-16 at ESPN.com. Brennan writes: "No team has risen higher in our rankings than Tom Izzo's Spartans, who checked in at No. 24 on April 7. What happened?
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Football detroitnews.com —  Michigan State continues to raise its profile, with a couple of double-digit-win seasons and another top-five finish, building on the Rose Bowl win. Cornerback Trae Waynes was selected 11th overall by the Minnesota Vikings, becoming the highest draft pick under coach Mark Dantonio. Waynes was the first cornerback selected in the 2015 draft and follows cornerback Darqueze Dennard — who was the No. 24 overall pick last season by the Cincinnati Bengals.
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Football mlive.com —  Cornerback Trae Waynes became the highest draft pick of the Mark Dantonio era at Michigan State on Thursday night when Minnesota selected him with the 11th overall pick.
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Football spartanavenue.com —  Heading into the recruiting long-haul, class of 2016 three-star athlete from Ohio Jonah Morris is happy to have been offered by one of his top schools: Michigan State. The Spartans offered the up-and-coming prospect on Wednesday and they’re hoping to get a commitment from the two-way player in the near future.
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Baseball detroitnews.com —  Jim Shonerd of Baseball America has Michigan State in his latest projected field of 64 for the tournament, which he unveiled Friday, making it as an at-large selection and No. 3 seed in a regional hosted by Southern California.
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Football freep.com —  That phone call, the one he's waited for his whole life, might not come for Arthur Ray Jr. He's well aware of that. The NFL draft is far from a certainty, as many of his former Michigan State teammates learned last year. And he's far from a sure bet to make it to the league, even as a free agent.
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Football msuspartans.com —  Michigan State fifth-year senior running back Jeremy Langford, who closed out his collegiate career with a school-record 10-straight 100-yard rushing games, has been selected by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round (No. 106 overall) of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday, May 2. Langford becomes the fourth Spartan running back to be drafted in Mark Dantonio's first eight seasons as head coach.


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Football mlive.com —  Tony Lippett couldn't sleep, Mike Sadler wants to keep his phone line cleared, and Jeremy Langford, Taiwan Jones and Kurtis Drummond are huddled with close friends and family. It's the third day of the NFL draft, and outgoing Michigan State seniors can only watch and wait for their names to be called when the draft resumes at noon from Chicago (TV: ESPN, NFL Network).
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Football mlive.com —  After seven rounds and 256 picks in the NFL draft, the moving and shaking will begin on the free-agency circuit. Michigan State figures to have a handful of those free-agent signees this evening. Players like receiver Keith Mumphery, punter Mike Sadler, defensive end/linebacker Marcus Rush, linebacker Mylan Hicks, tailback Nick Hill and offensive lineman Travis Jackson might be better off as free agents than draftees.
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Football mlive.com —  Jones matured and became more focused each year at Michigan State, accepting a challenging move to middle linebacker as a senior that should benefit him in the NFL. Jones' physical tools are obvious, and teams would be correct to assume he has a higher ceiling.
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Football mlive.com —  Drummond carries himself like a pro on and of the field, and his high football I.Q. and tremendous work ethic suggest he'll adjust quickly to whatever scheme he gets drafted into. Drummond had the best vertical leap (39 1/2 inches) among the safeties at the NFL combine, and he plays the ball in the air well. The targeting rule seemed to hurt Drummond, who was much more of a hitter and headhunter before the rule came into effect.
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Football freep.com —  The second day of the NFL draft was quiet on the Michigan State front, after cornerback Trae Waynes went No. 11 in Thursday's first round to the Minnesota Vikings. No Spartans went in the second or third round. But Saturday should see some activity when the draft concludes with rounds 4-7. And the most likely MSU player to go next is running back Jeremy Langford, whom ESPN analyst Mel Kiper rates as the No. 1 running back still available and No. 9 overall player available.
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Track & Field onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State track & field teams got off to a strong with the help of another record-breaking performance by senior Leah O'Connor on Friday at the Jesse Owens Invitational.
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Baseball onlyfans.cstv.com —  A pair of five-run innings helped the Michigan State baseball team top Purdue, 12-2, on Friday afternoon at McLane Baseball Stadium in the opening game of the weekend series between the teams.
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Softball onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State snapped a four-game skid with a 4-3 victory over Maryland on Friday at Secchia Stadium. Kassidy Kujawa had a pair of hits and two RBI, and Kristina Zalewski tossed three innings of no-hit relief to earn the win.
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Football freep.com —  Mark Dantonio is used to giving speeches to college students, but the room will be a bit larger than normal on May 10. Dantonio will give the commencement address to MSU's College of Education at 3:30 p.m. that day at Breslin Center, MSU announced today.
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Football freep.com —  On Wednesday, the staff extended a scholarship to Akron (Ohio) Hoban wide receiver Jonah Morris. The 6-foot-4, 197-pound Morris is rated a three-star recruit and the No. 29 player in Ohio for the class of 2016. In addition to Michigan State he also holds scholarship offers from BCS teams such as Pittsburgh, Illinois, Kentucky, Cincinnati and Maryland.
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